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Chili lime coconut crusted tofu

Chili lime coconut-crusted tofu and baked plantains are such a must-do combo! To all the tofu naysayers, I say this recipe might just convert you to being a tofu lover! They are super crispy and tangy with the side of a spicy dipping sauce.
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Tipsy tart snack balls

Tipsy tart snack balls are exactly what my weekend needs, skipping the shot of booze and devouring them none the less. A healthy sugar hit with crunch and a taste of home. These are a mini version of a beloved dessert from South Africa and in mini I mean just the right amount to get that sugar (plus) fix.
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Raw Matcha lime tarts

Matcha lime tarts are the perfect pretty treat for Valentine's day or any other day to show the ones you love that you mean it. These pretty tarts are gluten-free, not too sweet and have a bit of tang that works just so well with the matcha. Not only are these tarts healthy and super easy to make but they are topped with the superfood tea powder for an added zing.
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Tangy Lentil pumpkin Bobotie

Tangy Lentil pumpkin Bobotie is a must-make recipe for veggie lovers and meat-lover alike. This recipe is one that I have been making so many times over the couple of years that I have lost count. Normally it's made with meat, but in this case, I added brown lentils that work even better, because it makes it super starchy and a plant-based protein powerhouse meal to boot.
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Chocolate s'mores cake

Chocolate s' mores cake is certainly the way to spend your holidays. My son and I are bigg fans of the marshmallow frosting and I swear if there is anything that makes this cake even more amazing is the fact that this cake is plant-based and topped with hazelnuts and chopped chocolate for extra measure.
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Miso roasted carrot butternut soup

Miso Roasted carrot butternut soup is such an amazing twist to a classic butternut soup. I have fallen in love with white miso paste. I have recently tried it for the first time, where was I you might ask? hiding under a rock or something, but this paste honestly is so so good! it's subtile, adds a bit of sweetness and unami to the soup. Especially with the gomasio sprinkle and the other toppings, this soup is the bomb!
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Vegan Rye oat rusks

Vegan Rye oat rusks are such a delish treat mid-afternoon or breakfast on the go. This breakfast treat is a staple in many South African households. They range from buttermilk, bran raisin and the list goes on. Traditionally they are filled with butter, eggs, and sugar for that added pa-wow for the morning mill, but I prefer to start the day on a lighter and healthier side.
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Coffee banana crumb cake

Coffee banana crumb cake is a delish snack for those sweet tooth afternoons. What's best about this cake is the fact that this cake is banana bread's good looking cousin and all of those crumbs add's just the perfect tantalizing taste that you need for a late afternoon pick me up.
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Pumpkin tapioca oats

Pumpkin tapioca oats is simply autumn in a bowl. This delish way to dish up the old fave but a goodie is becoming a favorite of mine, especially since I get to start the day with one of my favorite produce of the season, pumpkin. Oh yes and best of all this creamy tapioca oats get served with maple candied pecans, no bad mornings I tell you!
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Gingerbread spiced french toast

Gingerbread spiced french toast is my absolute favorite way of eating bread these days. I have to confess, looking at my website recipes, I know now that I am for sure a sweet tooth and I am not ashamed to say it. All within boundaries, of course, I like to start my day the right way, the sweet way that is and this french toast is just the way to go!